By Leigh Chesley, Chief Customer Officer at Longbow Advantage
Even though it might not always seem like it, things are getting better across global industry supply chains that have been impacted since the pandemic. As shipping ports are easing up, companies are proactively investing in new technologies and building contingency plans in hopes of making their supply chains more resilient and agile.
On October 27th Crowley Wind Services signed an agreement with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California's first hub for offshore wind energy installations.
By Glenn Koepke, GM Network Collaboration, FourKites
Pricing is above pre-pandemic levels and trucking capacity remains scarce. And even when you can get a truck confirmation, it may be a gamble whether it will show up on time at either the origin or the destination.
The remarkable progress the ports have actually made in slashing emissions and the unsympathetic response from the air quality regulators is a testament to the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished.
Port of Oakland container terminals were shut down this morning as a result of a labor action initiated by clerks represented by International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 34, according to sources at the Port of Oakland.
The transportation sector is still plagued by bottlenecks, so it's essential to take a step back and better understand consumer demand, which will enable you to estimate demand more precisely and effectively. Anita discusses why this is crucial and what may occur if you don't have a firm grasp on demand. After that, she discusses how understanding demand may make transportation businesses more effective and offers some strategies for using the data at their disposal to anticipate demand in advance and improve efficiency.